JC Stewart Grocers in Magherafelt has been declared Northern Ireland’s best store over 7,001 sq ft at a prestigious retail industry award ceremony.
Accepting the accolade, Paul Stewart, managing director of JC Stewarts said: “We’re delighted to have won this award, especially this year, because the stores we were up against are truly amazing. It’s a very special moment for us, and we are very honoured to have won.”
The awards ceremony also saw Vanessa Tyler, General Manager at JC Stewart, achieve a place in the top four Store Managers in the country. Paul said “Quite simply, Vanessa is the backbone of JC’s. She has been with us twenty years and her professionalism is so impressive.”
Now in its 17th year, the Neighbourhood retailer Awards are NI’s biggest annual celebration of local retail.
The evening was a resounding success with 500 retailers and industry members from across Northern Ireland uniting to celebrate their hard work. Hosted by much-loved television personality Eamonn Holmes, the Neighbourhood Retailer Awards recognise independent retailers who go above and beyond in their field, promoting excellence across the country.
It’s a very special moment for us, and we are very honoured to have won